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Moving

Moving Pape’ete Topics of the day: packing, meeting, eco-quartier, cleaning, wind-turbine-assembly, Johann, Roti Today we packed, met up with Terii Vallaux, his assistant Jessica, Mizael, Roti and Hinano to discuss the public participation solar farm/community solar rooftop project – D2-attitude is thinking more along the lines of CO2-compensation projects (companies and individuals paying to “neutralize”…

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Mo’orea

Mo’orea Pape’ete Topics of the day: strike, eco-sinners, mayor, technology and culture, Berkeley research, traditional architecture, medicine, volunteers, concrete At 6:15 Robert and Eric picked us up and we drove to the port where Raphael’s apprehension proved to be true – the ferries to Mo’orea weren’t running because Temaru, the president wants to bring in…

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Gross national happiness

Gross national happiness Pape’ete Topics of the day: headache, EDT, life-management, redtapism, happiness Today I actually wanted to go downtown and attack a few more passers-by with 24 questions each or at least read a bit, but ended up bumming around writing emails (the people I’m in contact with has increased exponentially thanks to the…

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Welch ein Glück

Welch ein Glück Ich reise im „Tahiti-Virus“ mit Maeva, Cording und Steve ja um die Welt und wie ich bereits an anderer Stelle erzählt habe, ist das Internet, ist Wikipedia und Google-Earth dabei äußerst hilfreich. Im letzten Kapitel traf meine kleine Delegation die heute immer noch unter Hausarrest stehende Aung San Suu Kyi. Im Roman…

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This blog entry doesn’t deserve a title

This blog entry doesn’t deserve a title Pape’ete Topics of the day: TNTV, copra, statistics, writing, discussions We got up at 4:30, cycled up the hill to TNTV, were loaded up with make-up (even Raphael – I thought we looked awfully artificial but hope no one looking at a screen noticed) and sat down across…

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Filming

Filming Pape’ete Topics of the day: questionnaires, hydropower, Point Venus, Pomare-grave, market, Roti, asylum Today I worked on the questionnaires again and the four of us went to look at one of the hydropower-plants which was quite interesting (it’s quite amazing how little space the two 3 MW-turbines took up on the ground – but…

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